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Old December 4th, 2014, 01:25 PM
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The ECR and Safarigard ones are full box sections, but they are obviously a lot harder to install. Easy enough to make one up...

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Old December 4th, 2014, 03:11 PM
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Well Shayne being that you are from Florida we don't expect you to know how to drive in the snow. Or at all for that matter.
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Old December 4th, 2014, 03:21 PM
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The ECR and Safarigard ones are full box sections, but they are obviously a lot harder to install. Easy enough to make one up...
This type works really well , I have this type on the 110 with the 3-link and heavy duty tie rods . I never worry about bending with this set up . I run the Rock Ware offset stuff on the 90.
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Old December 4th, 2014, 10:58 PM
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Replay is just about to start at 11.
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Old December 5th, 2014, 12:09 AM
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Just wrapping-up watching myself. Nice to see a Rover in action on the screen other than in a Bond film.

The show kind of reminds me of the Project Titan we built here at Nissan with our Facebook fans and sent to Alaska with a couple veterans from Wounded Warrior Project. The idea was to film them wheeling in the Titan on the 'The Adventure of a Lifetime". Program has been shot but not yet aired. Our marketing guys are sorting that out. My team oversaw the build of the truck which was a fun project.

Looking forward to seeing how the competition on this show pans-out.
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Old December 5th, 2014, 12:24 AM
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So true! And the Defenders never survive a Bond film scene, save that of Le Chifre's three 110 Pumas in the opening scenes of Casino.
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Old December 5th, 2014, 07:04 AM
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Or a fast and furious scene
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Old December 5th, 2014, 09:48 AM
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The show kind of reminds me of the Project Titan we built here at Nissan with our Facebook fans and sent to Alaska with a couple veterans from Wounded Warrior Project. The idea was to film them wheeling in the Titan on the 'The Adventure of a Lifetime". Program has been shot but not yet aired. Our marketing guys are sorting that out. My team oversaw the build of the truck which was a fun project.
That's awesome. The Wounded Warrior Project is a great organization. A girlfriend of mine brought two soldiers with her on a 100 mile with us. They were a three man boat. I will never forget those guys. They were ferocious competitors, never complained and they had a smile on their face the entire time.

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Old December 7th, 2014, 11:19 PM
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The episodes keep getting better! Tonight was fun.

However, the improper shot of the Rover rear drive shaft was kinda a bummer. They showed a camera angle of the rear axle while the vehicle was moving however it was a Series Rover not a D-90. Obviously the show needed to show an angle of the rear axle that they did not have so I am sure they searched for one on-line or something. At least they used a Land Rover but sadly it was a Series. I hate when shows mess stuff up like that. Not a major deal but interesting none the less. Wonder what happened to the drive shaft?

Great show though! I love how Team Rover 1 is keeping it classy!
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Old December 7th, 2014, 11:52 PM
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Great show though! I love how Team Rover 1 is keeping it classy!
Agreed! Stiff upper lip, stiff upper cut, stiff highland malt!
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Old December 8th, 2014, 12:11 AM
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I kinda wanted to see Jason race up the hill with the other Alaskan boys...but still great!

'Star Ship Rover 1 ready to launch!' ...lol
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Old December 8th, 2014, 01:02 AM
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After the drive shaft broke and they were trying to go without traction, only 1? Wheel was turning-- don't they have a front locker? I saw the leaf springs too and was wondering about that truck (and the rear cross member had the hole in it...)
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Old December 8th, 2014, 01:50 AM
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After the drive shaft broke and they were trying to go without traction, only 1? Wheel was turning-- don't they have a front locker? I saw the leaf springs too and was wondering about that truck (and the rear cross member had the hole in it...)
I was wondering the same thing. I was kinda shocked they could not make it up that hill even in front wheel drive only. I am pretty sure he had a locker. Maybe he did not want to use it for fear of breaking something else. Good on him for having a spare shaft though.
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Old December 8th, 2014, 01:57 AM
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Front ARB had a split air line. Didn't know it until it was too late. We went through quite a bit before going up that hill. I was in 3rd and holding it to the floor when the shaft broke. Almost ran over a camera man just before it went. The G-pin winch saved us from loosing much more time. Glen worked hard and earned that water drench!
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Old December 8th, 2014, 03:18 AM
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Front ARB had a split air line. Didn't know it until it was too late. We went through quite a bit before going up that hill. I was in 3rd and holding it to the floor when the shaft broke. Almost ran over a camera man just before it went. The G-pin winch saved us from loosing much more time. Glen worked hard and earned that water drench!
Get a tree strap!!!!
Fun to watch, though. The look on your face when Glen said he couldn't breathe was priceless! :D
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Old December 8th, 2014, 04:01 AM
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Uuuuhhhh. Yeah. The tree savor. Glen my co-pilot is taking the hit on that one. Nothing like looking like a complete hypocrite. That is the first and only time we have failed to use one in many, many winch sessions. You can see it in my hand holding it out the window just after the drive shaft broke and we were winching to get going again. Way steeper in person of course!!

He still hasn't lived that one down. He usually has it wrapped around him like a bandoleer but he was dazed and confused going into the mud and I just didn't catch it either. I knew we were going in hot and were going to winch fast with the Gigglepin help so I was focused on the in/out and that pesky shifting with my left hand.
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Old December 8th, 2014, 08:31 AM
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I thought you were running a twin motor winch.....I really wished they would have shown more of it in action.
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Old December 8th, 2014, 11:07 AM
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Makes sense Jason. That sucks the ARB line was split. It is so hard to tell how crazy the terrain is via TV. Love the show man. My kids always want to know on Monday morning how the Rover did!
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Old December 8th, 2014, 12:48 PM
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My Ashcroft airline split a few times. Turns out it was too close to the exhaust manifold. The line would get hot, weaken, and blow out. Had to reroute it through the fender and no probs since.

Fun show, definitely good for Monday morning conversation.
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Old December 8th, 2014, 12:55 PM
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Yeah great episode, and a lot of winching! Although I know there was a need for speed, maybe above safety, but not sure some of the winching techniques would have past muster in the classes I have taken. Can't remember the team, not Rover 1, but the one guy on the ground with his hand on and over the taut winch line? I mean even if it was plasma?
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